Masonry Fundamentals

$325.00

Learn  the Fundamentals of Masonry through working hands-on with the basic building materials such stone, cement, brick and mortar. This courses teaches students the correct process for building and repairing masonry structures by working with the materials and tools in class.  This course meets Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30, for 6 weeks beginning May 4th, 2021. Cost of the course is $325 and includes all tools and supplies.  149 Hurricane Road, Keene 03431

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Description

Learn  the Fundamentals of Masonry through working hands-on with the basic building materials such stone, cement, brick and mortar. This courses teaches the correct process for building and repairing masonry structures by working with the materials and tools in class.  This course meets Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30, for 6 weeks beginning May 4th, 2021. Cost of the course is $325 and includes all tools and supplies.  

 

Specific topics covered include: 

Working with Concrete

  • Layout and forming
  • Mixing
  • Forming

Working with Brick

  •   Types
  • Layout
  • Mortar types
  • Laying and block
  • Assessing damaged brick
  • Repairing walls and chimneys
  • Cleaning brick
     

Specialized components

  • Chimney caps
  • Fire boxes
  • Outdoor fire places
  • Pizza ovens
  • Row locks, soldier courses, keystones

Additional information

Dates May 4, 2021 to June 8, 2021